American Journal of Health Research

Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019

  • Antifertility Effect of Inhaled Cannabis Sativa on Male Wistar Rats

    Udokang Nsikak Ephraim, Udom Utibe Godwin

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 30 November 2018
    Accepted: 29 December 2018
    Published: 29 January 2019
    Abstract: A total of forty (40) male wistar rats randomly divided into four groups of ten (10) rats per group were used for this work. Group 1 served as the control and was treated with distilled water, group 2 was the low dose group (exposed to cannabis smoke for 5minutes daily), group 3 was the high dose group (exposed to cannabis smoke for 10minutes daily... Show More
  • Documentation of the Clinical Blood Transfusion Practice at a Teaching and Referral Hospital in Western Kenya

    Japheth Chebii Kipkulei, Nathan Gyabi Buziba, Simeon Kipkoech Mining

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 8-11
    Received: 12 December 2018
    Accepted: 22 January 2019
    Published: 15 February 2019
    Abstract: Blood transfusion is an essential component of modern health care. It can restore normal life expectancy and improve quality of life when used safely. Blood is scarce, costly and its use could be associated. with complications. Good clinical practice, which includes proper documentation, ensures safe and effective transfusion practice. The objectiv... Show More
  • Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns of Neisseria Meningitides Isolates from Asymptomatic Carriers in Gurage Zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Fikerte Mulatu, Zelalem Mekonnen, Biruk Yeshitela, Hiwot Tilahun, Melaku Yidnekachew, Marechign Yimer, Tsehaynesh Lema, Wude Mhiret, Kassu Desta, Oumer Ali, Adane Mihret

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 12-18
    Received: 13 March 2019
    Accepted: 13 April 2019
    Published: 30 May 2019
    Abstract: Neisseria meningitides represents a pathogen of great public health importance in both developed and developing countries. Resistance to some antimicrobial agents used either for therapy of invasive infections or for prophylaxis of case contacts has long been recognized. However, there is no data in relation with the circulating serotypes and antim... Show More